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Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate.

COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling.

Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available.


Our music courses are designed for music lovers wanting to gain a greater appreciation of their favourite music styles. From baroque to Beethoven, from impressionism to opera, there’s bound to be subjects in our range to interest you.

When you study music theory, you’ll begin to understand what music does, and what’s going on when you listen to it. You’ll learn about melody, harmony, rhythm, scales, chords, and how they all work together.

Our music short courses are open to everyone. Sign up today and take your understanding and appreciation of music to the next level.

Music Appreciation Course: Classical Genres

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Ever wondered what a symphony actually is? Can’t tell a suite from a sonata? Love going to concerts, but not sure what to listen for?... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: A Beginner's Guide to Classical Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Interested in classical music but don’t know how to start? Been listening for a while but need some guidance? This course provides a... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: Eight Great Composers

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. What makes a composer ‘great’? Why does the work of some composers still resonate, delighting contemporary audiences? In this music... [More]
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Music Appreciation Course: A History of Classical Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. How do the great composers fit into history? How are they influenced by their times, and how do they influence those who come... [More]
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Great Composers Course: The Genius of Bach

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. As the composer of some of the most famous works of the classical repertoire, Johann Sebastian Bach has influenced perhaps more... [More]
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Great Composers Course: Beethoven

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. For two hundred years, Beethoven’s music has spoken to us and moved us in ways no previous composer had ever achieved. Born at a pivotal... [More]
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Exploring Music Course: Chamber Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Chamber music is one of the most intimate forms of classical music. It combines the wealth and richness of classical music structures... [More]
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Great Composers Course: The Life and Music of Chopin

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. Chopin’s music has delighted music lovers for nearly two centuries. Perhaps no other composer is so closely associated with the piano,... [More]
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Exploring Music Course: Choral Music

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. From Handel’s Messiah to Orff’s Carmina Burana, choral music has always thrilled and inspired us. We use choirs for important occasions,... [More]
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Exploring Music Course: The Classical Period

Music. Learn, enjoy, appreciate. COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling. Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available. 18th century composers believed that music should be understood and appreciated by all, regardless of class or education. It’s little... [More]
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